One held for assault on pregnant woman

One held for assault on pregnant woman

Dahisar police have registered a case against four persons for assault and sexual harassment of a pregnant woman and arrested one person.

According to information, the victim woman was allegedly sexually harassed and assaulted in Ambawadi area here at 2 am on April 13. The victim was admitted to Shatabdi Hospital for medical treatment. The woman has alleged that police have also registered a false case against her family members under political pressure. The members of a particular community pressurised victim’s brother Sanjay Vishwakarma to withdraw the police case and when her family members refused to do so a false case was registered against them, claimed the victim.

Sanjay Vishwakarma informed that a person named Safijama Khan resides in a chawl as a tenant who was pressurising the chawl owner to collapse a wall. Even after a mutual understanding in this regard, the sons of Safijama, Mohsin Khan and his brothers, assaulted Sanjay’s pregnant sister Manorama Vishwakarma. Safijama Khan is a secretary of Raza-e-Haq society and two office-bearers of this society – namely Kalim and Juber – were also involved in the assault on Manorama.
Subhash Sawant, senior police inspector of Dahisar police station, said that one person has been arrested in this connection and search is underway for other accused persons.